The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Self-Belief”

February 09, 2018

For some, Trump was the only candidate who had an “undeniable belief in himself.” In the age of hyperreality, which came to maturity in 2016, the most unpopular presidential candidate of all time, once elected, became the most unpopular president of all time. Many agree he is also the most...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Take Advantage” of America?

December 22, 2017

Looking at the world from a different advantage point. Donald Trump, author of Art of the Deal and also president of the United States, in his public speaking often invokes the notion of “taking advantage,” a central element of his worldview. If we are to believe the evidence of his...

How Fake News Drives Public Opinion About Muslims

July 24, 2017

Images on social media play an important role in constructing fake news and driving the narratives that fulfil political agendas. Misinformation about Muslims — including refugees, immigrants and ordinary citizens — has been used to construct harmful narratives, reinforce existing...